Niagara Hand Unit, 1968

The vanguard of vibrator personalization, the Niagara Hand Unit came equipped with a dial for speed, allowing for adjustment throughout use. The Niagara was also one of the first vibrators suited for the versatility of internal and external use. With a bulky cord and metal exterior, we’d venture to guess that this one wasn’t easy to clean.

Personal vibrator, 1970

This slimline, bullet-shaped vibrator was the first sex toy to actually be marketed as such. Lacking the bells and whistles of early vibrators, the Personal vibrator reflected the newly-explored, open sexuality of the 70s. Finally, a phallus for the public.

 

Prelude 3, 1976

The Prelude 3 comes with the largest selection of attachments and vibratodes, some appearing suction-like. "Although it's shaped like a suction cup, it doesn't have a suction function," Cavanah explains. "It would fit over the clitoris quite nicely."

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